Monthly Archives: June 2014

This Week in CFD

Applications This brief video demonstrates use of augmented reality to look at CFD results. [From last week’s #SimulationFriday. You are following #SimulationFriday on Twitter, right?] Here’s a video about the turbulence models available in Autodesk Simulation CFD. Everyone simulates the … Continue reading

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CFD Vision 2030 and Mesh Generation

[This article originally appeared in the May/June 2014 issue of The Connector where it quickly became the most widely read article during any issue’s first month of publication. It has been updated for this forum based on new thoughts and … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Software Patents In a closely watched ruling (maybe only by us software people) the U.S. Supreme court ruled unanimously in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank that you can’t get a software patent for an abstract idea for the reason that … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

No Frills Edition XFlow 2014 was released. [PDF] Here’s Best of the Visualization Web for April 2014 from the Visualizing Data blog. NASA’s technology transfer office has published their software catalog for 2014. It includes several CFD-related codes. [PDF] And … Continue reading

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Automatic Higher Order Meshing for Centrifugal Impellers

Automatic. Higher order. Meshing. Care to learn more? Then next week plan on attending the ASME Turbo Expo being held in Düsseldorf, Germany. While you’re there Mikhail Grigoriev of Cameron, Compression Systems will be presenting the results of a cooperation between … Continue reading

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Aerodynamic Optimization with Pointwise and FRIENDSHIP-Framework

When we were approached by the folks from FRIENDSHIP Systems to work with them on integrating Pointwise into their optimization framework it was easy to agree because the project touched on many facets of CFD that interest us: collaboration, automatic … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Applications What is an unexpected place to find scientific visualization? Here’s EnSight in Jeopardy’s Daily Double. [Go to 1:39] Here’s a video demonstration of applying Midas NFX CFD to an external flow problem. [1-hour recorded webinar. Includes intro to their … Continue reading

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